Wildlife Crime Bulletin

This bulletin is produced in Vietnamese and English and includes news, information and analysis of efforts to combat wildlife crime in Vietnam. It is distributed to enforcement agencies throughout Vietnam.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, August 2013

ENV’s Wildlife Crime Bulletin for August 2013 examines a range of important issues for law enforcement, including: the consequences of confiscated wildlife being legally reintroduced into the trade, the need to confiscate wildlife immediately upon discovery, recently tightened international wildlife trade controls, and why bear farmers should not receive compensation for giving up their bears.

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ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, March 2013
ENV has just released the March 2013 issue of the Wildlife Crime Bulletin.
The main content of this issue includes: New circular will decide the fate of our country’s bears, enforcement briefs: Going after rhino horn trade, enforcement targets: Tuu Tai Quan Restaurant - Targeted for closure, enforcement advisor: Dealing with confiscated wildlife, remarkable wildlife crime cases in the first quarter of 2013. Click here to download this version.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, August 2012
On August 14, 2012, ENV releases the August issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. The main feature of the August issue is about new circular to strengthen regulations and reaffirm commiment to phase out bear farming. Click here to download this version.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, March 2012
The latest issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin has just been released in March 2012. The main feature of March issue is to encourage enforcement agencies not to allow confiscated tiger to be ended up as glue.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, December 2011
ENV has released the October issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. The main features in this issue:  Ha Long bears - A simple question of law made difficult.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, October 2011
ENV has released the October issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. The main features in this issue:  Taking the tigers away from a convicted felon!

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, September 2011
ENV has released the September issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin.The main features in this issue:  Wildlife farming without effective monitoring leads to abuse of the law

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, August 2011
ENV has released the August issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin.The main features in this issue:  Combating wildlife trade and public reporting of crimes

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, June 2011
ENV has released the June issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. This issue features an article about the Conflict of interest: Farming endangered species to save them and eat them too? Another feature in this issue mentioned that confiscation of wildlife when contraband is discovered. It does not matter whether the contraband constitutes a minor form of violation.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, May 2011
ENV has released the May issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. The main features in this issue are ten ways for provincial leaders to stop wildlife crime and an fictitious testimony of a criminal: I can keep my rhino for a small fee. And as usual, the alert features in wildlife crime on the world wide web on the rise.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, April 2011
ENV has released the April issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. This issue features an article about the recent sentencing by a Binh Duong court of one of the province’s notorious tiger farmers. Another feature in this issue mentioned in an instruction issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam banning tour operators and travel companies throughout Vietnam from taking tourists to bear farms.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin, March 2011
ENV has released the March issue of Wildlife Crime Bulletin. The bulletin features an article about making criminals outcasts in society, and raises an alert about selling critically endangered tortoises and freshwater turtles.

Wildlife Crime Bulletin
(February 2011)

The latest wildlife crime bulletin by ENV covering the period of November 2010 - January 2011. The main features in this issue: Poor tiger criminals, Bear farm owners in Quang Ninh ignore law and continue serving Korean tourist.

Wildlife Crime Bulletin (May 2010)
The latest wildlife crime bulletin by ENV covering the period of January – May 2010.  Feature: Under the cover of conservation: breeding of tigers at private farms must end.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin (November 2009)
ENV’s Wildlife Crime Bulletin provides information, recommendations and analysis of efforts to combat wildlife crime in Vietnam and is distributed to enforcement agencies throughout the country. The feature story in this edition looks at the illegal exploitation of Ha Long Bay bears and how this impacts upon Ha Long’s image as a world tourist destination. The Bulletin also explores the blurry line between tiger conservation and trade. As in previous editions, the wildlife crime log section summarizes cases of interest, highlights successfully handled cases, and shows just how important public participation is in combating wildlife crime.

ENV Wildlife Crime Bulletin (December 2008)
This edition of ENV's Wildlife Crime Bulletin provides information and analysis of efforts to combat wildlife crime in Vietnam over the period of July to December 2008. It is distributed to enforcement agencies throughout Vietnam. The feature story in this edition examines the issue of auctioning off wildlife and the effects of this practice on the wildlife trade. As usual our case log section provides an account of many of the cases for which the ENV Wildlife Crime Unit has tracked over the period including cases in which public participation has played a critical role.

Wildlife Crime Bulletin (July 2008)
The latest wildlife crime bulletin by ENV covering the period of March – June 2008.  Feature story asking “Who is protecting Vietnam’s endangered wildlife?”

Wildlife Crime Bulletin (March 25, 2008)
A link to ENV's Wildlife Crime Bulletin for the period of January-March 2008. Feature article on 80 illegal bears.

Wildlife Crime Bulletin (December 2007)
A link to ENV's comprehensive Wildlife Crime Bulletin for the period of July-December 2007. Feature: Guarding empty forests.

Wildlife Crime bulletin April - June 2007

Wildlife Crime bulletin February - March 2007

Wildlife Crime bulletin January 2007

Wildlife Crime bulletin December 2006

Wildlife Crime bulletin October - November 2006
A new publication by ENV highlighting important issues and summarizing major developments relating to efforts to combat the illegal trade of wildlife in Vietnam.

 

 

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